Ceres

From Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de - All rights reserved.

Rate this name:

0.00
(0 votes)



Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Advertisement:


Origin and Meaning

Name of a Roman goddess

The name derives from the Proto-Indoeuropean word *ker = 'to grow', which is the root of Latin creare = 'to create' [1]

Related Names

Ceres
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ceres
Genitive: Cereksen
Partitive: Cerestä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ceres
Accusative: Ceresi
Dative: Ceresi
Genitive: Ceresar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ceres
Genitive: Ceres'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ceres
Genitive: Ceres' / Ceres

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Roman Mythology

In Ancient Roman religion, Ceres was the goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
11 43 11 43 0 0
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
20
n.a.
20 0 0
Norway Norway[6]
5
n.a.
5
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Ceres.


References

  1. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/